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Arts 4 Dementia

Arts 4 Dementia (A4D) will be offering a series of eight weekly orchestral sessions with the English Chamber Orchestra at the London College of Music, for musicians with early-stage dementia and their musical partners.

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Classic FM Teacher of Year Awards 2014 winner: Simon Router

This year the MU was honoured to sponsor the 'Peripatetic Music Teacher of the Year' award as part of the Classic FM Teacher of Year Awards 2015.

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Service for Gary Hyde

The Union is very sad to hear of the passing of former MU Regional Organiser, Executive Committee member, activist and drummer, Gary Hyde.

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Save the Brighton Hippodrome

The Brighton Hippodrome could be one of the most magnificent theatres in the country. Instead it is threatened with conversion into retail, restaurant and cinema units.

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Music Hub bursaries for musicians in Bournemouth and Poole

Bournemouth and Poole Music Hub are offering 150 £100 bursaries for musicians living in Bournemouth, Dorset or Poole to take up professional development.

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Freelancers at the Royal Opera House

The MU has terminated its Extras and Deputies Media Agreement with the Royal Opera House and therefore freelance musicians will be paid for any recording work they take part in at the ROH, under the relevant MU agreement going forward, for example our agreement with the Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television (PACT).

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Support live music: The Boileroom, Guildford

Live music venue, The Boileroom in Guildford, is the latest in a succession of venues to launch a campaign and petition to try to secure its future.

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Memorial concert in honour of the late, great Ed Mills

Taking place at St John's Waterloo on Friday 17 January at 6.30pm. All money donated to the Ed Mills memorial trust.

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Music Education Expo Hub Innovation Award

The Musicians’ Union are pleased to be once again sponsoring the Hub Innovation Award at next year’s Music Education Expo.

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Join TUC march to save the NHS, Manchester, 29 Sept

The MU are supporting the TUC march to "Save The NHS" on 29 September in Manchester. As well as marching we have decided to quite literally "bang the drum" by putting together a samba band for the event with the help of "Manchester School of Samba".

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